Experienced Employment Defense For New Jersey Businesses

  

Experienced Employment Defense For New Jersey Businesses

Domenick Carmagnola

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Morristown, NJ

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973-267-4456

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Domenick Carmagnola, a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law representing management and individual defendants in both the private and public sector; non-compete litigation; appellate practice; commercial litigation and business disputes. His practice involves counseling on, and litigation of, all types of labor and employment matters including discrimination claims, sexual harassment claims, breach of contract, whistleblower, public policy and employment-at-will claims, restrictive covenant and trade secret matters, business torts, NLRB claims and ERISA claims. He also provides advice concerning company policies and procedures, training of employees and performs internal corporate investigations.  His firm is the New Jersey member of Worklaw® Network, a network of independent law firms that focus their practices exclusively in the area of labor and employment law.

He is the President-Elect of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) and is anticipated to become President of the NJSBA in May of 2021.  He is been an active member of the NJSBA for many years.  He served as a member of the NJSBA Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2014.  He was the Chair of the NJSBA Labor and Employment Section from 2011-2013 and is an Editor Emeritus of the NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, having previously served as Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor and Editorial Board member. He is also a Past President of the Sidney Reitman Labor and Employment Law American Inn of Court (2001-2007). He is a past President of the Essex County Bar Association (ECBA) (2002-2003), having also served ECBA as Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and a Trustee. 

Domenick has received the recognition of his peers throughout his legal career.  Among his many honors and awards, he has been designated one of New Jersey Monthly magazine’s “Super Lawyers” from 2005 to the present including a “Top 10” designation (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015) and “Top 100”  designation (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018)*, named in The Best Lawyers in America, named "Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2002 and was the recipient of the NJBA Young Lawyers Division "Young Lawyers of The Year: Professional Achievement Award" in 1998.
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Domenick is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment, trade secrets and restrictive covenant matters. He co-authored the chapter on "Employment Torts" in the Desk Reference Book, Business Torts Litigation (ABA 1992, 1999 and 2004) and was an Editor/Chapter Co-Author of the ABA publication Employment Litigation Handbook (ABA, 1998) Desk Reference and was an Editor/Chapter Author of New Jersey Labor and Employment Law, published by New Jersey ICLE (ICLE, 1998 and 2005). He was an Associate Editor of the ECBA book, Traps for the Unwary (ECBA, 1997) and served as Chair of ECBA History Committee that compiled a book celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Essex County Bar Association. He also served as Special Editor of the Employment Law issue of New Jersey Lawyer, the Magazine published in April 1999.

Areas Of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Non-Compete Matters
  • Business Disputes / Shareholder Disputes

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1988

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark ,New Jersey
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Seton Hall University
    • Bachelor of Arts

Published Works

  • Chapter, Employment Torts (Co-Author), Business Torts Desk Reference Book, American Bar Association, 1992
  • Chapter, Employment Torts (Co-Author), Business Torts Desk Reference Book, American Bar Association, 1999
  • Chapter, Employment Torts (Co-Author), Business Torts Desk Reference Book, American Bar Association, 2004
  • "Special Evidentiary Concerns" (Co-Author), Employment Litigation Handbook, ABA, 1998
  • Editor, With Honor and Dignity: 100 Years of the Practice of Law in Essex County, ECBA, November, 1998
  • Associate Editor, Traps for the Unwary, ECBA/New Jersey Lawyers Diary and Manual, 1997
  • Editor/Chapter Author, NJSBA-ICLE Book, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law, ICLE, 1998
  • Special Editor, New Jersey Lawyer, The Magazine, Employment Law, No. 196, April, 1999
  • "Damage Issues in Employment Suits", 5 NJL 2268, October 21, 1996
  • "The Changing Landscape of Restrictive Covenants", 144 N.J.L.J. 1266, June 24, 1996
  • Emerging Defense Considerations in Public Policy and Employment Discrimination Cases (Co-Author), American Bar Association Section on Litigation, Fall, 1989
  • Resume Fraud, New Jersey State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, Spring, 1993
  • Recent Judicial Developments, New Jersey State Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Newsletter

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV rated
  • Chambers USA "Leading Business Lawyers" in Labor and Employment Law, 2003 – Present
  • U.S. News & World Report, Tier 1 Law Firm – N.J. Employment Law-Management
  • “The Best Lawyers in America”, Woodward White
  • Recognition, “New Jersey Super Lawyers” New Jersey Monthly Magazine, “Top 10” (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015) and “Top 100” (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018)
  • Recognition, New Jersey’s Top Lawyers, New Jersey Monthly Magazine (March 2003)
  • “Top 40 Under 40”, New Jersey Law Journal (2002)
  • NJSBA Young Lawyer of the Year Professional Achievement Award (1998)
  • Civil Trial Attorney Award, ECBA (2005)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, President-Elect (2020)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, First Vice President (2019)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Second Vice President (2018-2019)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Treasurer (2017-2018)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Secretary (2016-2017)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Trustee (2008-2014)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor and Employment, Civil Trial Bar Sections, Member
  • Chair, Judicial and Prosecutorial Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association (2018-2019)
  • Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association (2011-2013)
  • President, Essex County Bar Association (2002-03)
  • President, NJSBA Sidney Reitman Labor and Employment Law American Inn of Court (2001-2007)
  • Essex County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Labor and Employment Sections, Member
  • Editor-in-Chief, NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Quarterly (1997-99)
  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, Member
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member